What Happened on July 2, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • DiMaggio breaks Willie Keeler's 44 game hitting streak (45th of 56)
  • Nazi mass murder in Lvov/Lemberg (7,000 dead)
  • Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • St├ęphane Venne, French Canadian songwriter

Famous Deaths

  • Mohammad Baqa Jilani, cricketer (Test for India), dies at 29